Microsoft PowerPoint contains a vulnerability. If exploited, this vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute code.
Microsoft Powerpoint is a component of Microsoft Office. Per Microsoft Security Advisory 969136:
The vulnerability is caused when Microsoft Office PowerPoint accesses an invalid object in memory when parsing a specially crafted PowerPoint file. This creates a condition that allows the attacker to execute arbitrary code.
A remote attacker may be able to execute code with the privileges of the user running PowerPoint.
We are currently unaware of solution to this problem. Until updates are available, users are encouraged to use the below workarounds.
Information from Microsoft Security Advisory 969136 was used in this report.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
|Date First Published:||2009-04-03|
|Date Last Updated:||2009-04-03 18:43 UTC|